ESA App Camp brings satellite data to mobile devices 03 March 2015
ESA App Camp brings satellite data to mobile devices 03 March 2015 Developers of apps that use satellite data to assist the agricultural industry took home the top two prizes at this year’s ESA App Camp in Barcelona.
European Data Relay System confirms services for Copernicus in cooperation with the European Commission25 February 2015 Following the recent decision confirming the ESA/Airbus Defence and Space (Airbus DS) partnership on the European Data Relay System (EDRS), agreement has been reached with the European Commission (EC) for the provision of EDRS services to the European...
Last look at Sentinel-2A24 February 2015
Last look at Sentinel-2A24 February 2015 Before Sentinel-2A is packed up and shipped to French Guiana for its launch targeted on 12 June, media representatives and specialists got one last look at the second satellite for Europe’s Copernicus programme.
ESA’s Biomass satellite goes ahead19 February 2015
ESA’s Biomass satellite goes ahead19 February 2015 Following the initial selection in 2013 for Biomass to become ESA’s seventh Earth Explorer mission and the completion of preparatory activities, ESA Member States yesterday gave the green light for its full implementation for launch in 2020.
SMOS on acid17 February 2015
SMOS on acid17 February 2015 With fundamental changes happening to the chemistry of the world’s oceans, salinity information from ESA’s SMOS mission is being used with other Earth observation data to obtain information on ‘the other carbon dioxide problem’ – ocean acidification.
Sentinel-2 practises laser spin11 February 2015
Sentinel-2 practises laser spin11 February 2015 As Sentinel-2A nears the end of testing before being shipped to its launch site, one of the last jobs has been to make sure the satellite’s laser terminal is up to the job of delivering large volumes of data at breakneck speed.